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Pilgrimage UCC, Marietta Seeking Youth Director for Growing Ministries 

Pilgrimage UCC in Marietta, GA has a long history of a vital youth ministry. They 
are seeking a part-time youth director who is interested in working with a dynamic 
UCC congregation northeast of Atlanta. Contact Becky NelsonBecky Nelson via 
email or (404) 406-6121 for further information. 

Midway Congregational UCC Seeks to Establish Wellness Center as 
Ministries Expand 

Midway Congregational UCC, Midway GA, under the leadership of their newly 
called pastor, Larry Evans, has announced that it is establishing a Wellness 
Center to provide pastoral care and counseling to Liberty County seeking to serve 
at risk children, families, adults and couples. This center will offer individual, 
couple and family counseling, life skills training, workshops and life transitions 
support. Dr. Evans is a certified and licensed therapist, and will be working with 
the Coastal Counseling Center of Savannah. 

Plymouth Congregational 
UCC Calls New Pastor 

Sunday, May 29, 2011, 
Plymouth Congregational 
UCC in Charleston, elected 
Ramon L. Washington as 
their new pastor. Bob 
Macfarlane, Interim at 
Circular Church, was asked 
to lead the congregation in 
welcoming the Washington 
family into the fellowship of Plymouth Church, and to extend the Hand of 
Fellowship to them, on behalf of the Southeast Conference of the United Church 
of Christ. Pictured with Rev. Macfarlane, are Ramon & Laquinta Washington and 
four of their six children. Standing behind them is Edward Smalls Moderator of 
Plymouth Congregational UCC. 

Lancaster Seminary Graduate Heads to Thailand to Pursue Doctorate 

Raylena Church Fields, a 

recent Lancaster Seminary 

graduate is heading back to 

Payap University in Chiang 

Mai, Thailand. Raylena was 

a part of the TAP Global 

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Clergy health care resolution 
approved by Synod delegates 
Delegates to General Synod 28 
restored the vigor of the 
resolution "Affirming Healthcare 
Coverage for UCC Authorized 
Ministers and Their Families." 
The amended resolution passed 
with 81 percent of the vote. 



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